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Mental health

Loneliness casts gloom and darkness like a raging and merciless tornado.

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INSIGHT: Where is the transparency that we were promised?

THERE are few things more frustrating in politics than promises that are never delivered.

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Accused denies killing teenager

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday in connection with the shooting death of a teenager in late July.

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My son didn’t have to die

A GRIEVING family in Abaco wants the government to better equip the island with the resources needed to treat divers suffering from the bends after their loved one is believed to have died from symptoms associated with the illness last week.

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Police chief: Scrap bail for serious criminals

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander says he fully supports Minister of National Security Wayne Munroe’s position that people charged with serious crimes should be kept in custody rather than be released on bail.

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Shelter - we can’t take any more animals

THE Bahamas Humane Society has announced it is currently unable to accept stray or owner surrendered animals. This will continue to be the case until BHS is able to find homes for the animals it now has leaving additional room to accommodate new intake.

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Dome families to receive cash help

THE government will be providing monetary assistance to Abaco dome dwellers to assist with their relocation to permanent homes, according to Disaster Reconstruction Authority executive chairman Alex Storr.

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National memorial week for Dorian

A WEEK-long national memorial with various activities in honour of Hurricane Dorian victims, survivors and first responders will be held beginning next month, press secretary Clint Watson announced yesterday.

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Woman given probation for police officer attack

A WOMAN was placed on three months’ probation yesterday after admitting assaulting a female police officer.

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Why do we make things so difficult?

DOUBLE talk — rubbish or what? Can’t OPM Health get on the same page and stop talking so much garbage of possibly when the Wear Mask Regulation will be cancelled.

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Two face drugs charges

TWO men were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday on separate drug charges.

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Jonquel Jones’ double-double leads Sun past Sparks 97-71

THE reigning MVP is playing her best basketball of the season and the Connecticut Sun have secured a top three seed for the WNBA playoffs as the regular season continues to wind down.

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19-year-old accused of murder

A TEENAGER was charged with murder yesterday in connection with the shooting death of a 32-year-old man last month.

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PM plans to table Procurement Act amendments ‘very early’

THE Prime Minister has said his administration is hoping to table amendments to the Public Procurement Act in Parliament “very early” after it convenes following the summer recess.

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U20 Worlds: Keyshawn Strachan qualifies for final of javelin

KEYSHAWN Strachan was the top qualifier in the men’s javelin while both 4x100 metre relay teams failed to advance out of the first round yesterday as Team Bahamas continued competition at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Cali, Colombia.

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Commodore: Ships with migrants are stopped

ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Raymond King said interceptions of migrant vessels have been largely successful for the year, noting there had been no recent illegal landings in the country.

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Defence Force welcomes 109 new recruits, largest ever intake of women in mixed entry

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force welcomed 109 new recruits at the Passing Out ceremony of the New Entry 59 and Woman Entry 28 class at the Coral Harbour base on Friday.

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Marijuana laws ‘by end of year’

AGRICULTURE, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs Minister Clay Sweeting said he is hopeful that the government’s marijuana legalisation will be presented to Parliament before the end of the year.

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Four accused over gun and ammunition

THREE men and a woman were charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday with possession of a prohibited weapon and ammunition.

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Parents warned after boy drowned in canal

A TEENAGE boy drowned while swimming with friends in the Seabreeze Canal yesterday.

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